Projections for the Grape Harvest in Mendoza
In Argentine wine news, the projection for grape production for 2010 is 2,667,915,300 kg, which would be a 23% increase from 2009. This includes all grapes, for wine, juice, eating, and raisins. Experts are expecting a particularly significant increase in production in Mendoza this year of 25%. These higher numbers can be attributed to the recuperation of wineries that had trouble with hail and frost last year, as well as a better sprouting and better plant health in general this year.
After visiting Mendoza in early February and meeting with over 20 wineries, the Anuva Team thought that the harvest would be lower this year, as this was all of the word of mouth news that we collected from the wineries. However, nobody actually knows what harvest will be until it occurs, which is why the news above is still not for sure, but rather a projection.
These numbers, however, are drastically different from what the news was in February. The results remain to be seen as we are in the middle of red grape harvest at the moment, with the finish of harvest coming in about 2-3 weeks depending on the location, winery and winemaker.
See more information at: http://www.inv.gov.ar/noticias.php?ind=1&id_nota=129
- Hom Sparkling White Wine with Fall Harvest Salad
- Top Wineries to Visit in Mendoza
- Anuva (“An” + “Uva” = A Grape)
This entry was posted in Mendoza grape harvest
and tagged harvest 2010
. Bookmark the permalink